“Forgotten Hollywood”- Bogart Film Fest in Key Largo / 2013

Posted on September 12, 2012 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here –

   Key Largo, Florida will be the sight of the 1st Annual Humphrey Bogart Film Festival. It’s the brainchild of the actor’s estate and the city’s Chamber of Commerce. The annual event is expected to take place to coincide with the 65th anniversary of the release of Key Largo.



   Each year, the Humphrey Bogart Film Festival will screen a rotating selection of Bogie classics, and a group of movies centered around the given year’s theme. Set for May, 2013, there will be a formal Bogart Ball; an outside screening of Casablanca; a complete display of Bogart memorabilia; Q&A sessions with son, Stephen Bogart; and daily tours on the restored African Queen.

   A website has been set up so fans may purchase souvenirs, help in the selection of Bogie classics to be screened, and afford the opportunity to learn more about this Hollywood icon. Visit: http://bogartfilmfestival.com/
  The Forgotten Hollywood Book Series shares many stories about the co-stars of Humphrey Bogart, including Claude Rains, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, Marjorie Main, Ward Bond, Arthur Kennedy, S.Z. Sakall, Lionel Barrymore, Walter Brennan, Alan Hale Sr., Frank McHugh, Jack Carson, Gloria Grahame, Donald Crisp, and the Dead End Kids. Among the highlighted Bogie films: Casablanca, The Maltese Falcon, Key Largo, High Sierra, Across the Pacific, Dead End, Angels with Dirty Faces, Action in the North AtlanticPassage to Marseille, Crime School, The Oklahoma Kid, The Roaring Twenties, Two Guys from Milwaukee, Brother Orchid, Thank Your Lucky Stars, In a Lonely PlaceVirginia City, The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse, The Desperate Hours, and Beat the Devil.

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